Brigading



a military unit having its own headquarters and consisting of two or more regiments, squadrons, groups, or battalions.
a large body of troops.
a group of individuals organized for a particular purpose:
a fire brigade; a rescue brigade.
bucket brigade.
History/Historical. a convoy of canoes, sleds, wagons, or pack animals, especially as used to supply trappers in the 18th- and 19th-century Canadian and U.S. fur trade.
to form into a brigade.
to group together.
Historical Examples

With the Doughboy in France Edward Hungerford
The Colored Regulars in the United States Army T. G. Steward

noun
a formation of fighting units, together with support arms and services, smaller than a division and usually commanded by a brigadier
a group of people organized for a certain task: a rescue brigade
verb (transitive)
to organize into a brigade
to put or group together
n.

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